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Man gets 5-yr imprisonment in drug case

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Man gets 5-yr imprisonment in drug case

CHATTOGRAM: A Chattogram court on Sunday sentenced five years imprisonment to a drug peddler in a case filed in 2015.

Chattogram Fourth Additional Metropolitan Session Judge Shariful Alam Bhuiyan also awarded financial penalty of Tk 1,000 and six more months’ imprisonment, in default, to the accused, said the court Bench Assistant Md Omar Fuad.

 The convict was identified as Jahirul Islam, 50, of Sitakunda upazila in the district. 

According to deposition of the case, the intelligence wing of Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) arrested Jahirul with 600 pieces of Yaba pill from the city’s Sadarghat area on July 25 in 2015.

A case was filed with the Sadarghat police station in this connection.  

Police submitted charge sheet in the case accusing the lone arrestee while a court framed charge against him later.